I think there are some foreigners who watch the space very closely and are
involved very closely with Japanese users. It is those people whose opinions
can be relied upon. It's up to you to determine who those people are.
Sometimes this is very hard to do. From my personal experience, the best
ones are usually those who lay the lowest in the space.
On 2/14/07, Raphael Mazoyer <mazoye_at_wni.com> wrote:
> Joe Bowbeer wrote:
> >> [...] if you need the answer to your question for serious business
> >> development, then I suggest not to rely on the opinions of foreigners.
> > Seems paradoxical:
> > Gerhard Fasol was a foreigner who said: "The opinions of foreigners
> > should not be relied on."
> > -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epimenides_paradox
> But I think Gerhard has a point: a number of things that work out on
> the Japanese market are totally counter-intuitive to my European
> mind, and as often as not fail utterly when replicated in Europe
> (even when execution is not botched).
> I guess the point is: foreigners have a very partial view of the
> Japanese market, and it doesn't take a Greek philosopher to realize
> your own limitations :-) He was basically recusing himself:
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